Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.17
Liaison David Fisher
Submission Date April 11, 2014
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Maharishi University of Management
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Leanne Hays
Administrator
Sustainable Living
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

Each Sustainable Living major must complete a senior project to graduate. This consists of a one month planning and research component followed by a one month implementation phase. Project is completed with a 15 page research paper summarizing results of the research and project implementation. Past projects have included creation of informative websites, construction of tiny houses and other green building projects, research and launch of micro enterprises, and many more.
In addition to eight credits students are mentored one on one by the SL faculty member whose experience best fits the needs of their research and project.


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:

Faculty may use the (paid) blocks between teaching (MUM has month long courses rather than semester long) to prepare for courses, research, and write.


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
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